verb (used without object), rose, ris·en [riz-uhn] /ˈrɪz ən/, ris·ing.
verb (used with object), rose, ris·en [riz-uhn] /ˈrɪz ən/, ris·ing.
- the measured height of any of various things, as a roof, a flight of steps, a stair step, or the crown of a road.
- the measured height of an arch from the springing line to the highest point of the intrados.
- ripstop nylon,
- rise above,
- rise and shine,
- rise from the ashes,
- rise in the world,
- rise through the ranks
- to provoke, as to action or anger.
- to evoke the expected or desired response from.
Origin of rise
Examples from the Web for risen
Since then, the rising gap between the rich and middle- and lower-income families has risen to the fore.
Just downtown shone the Freedom Tower, which has risen where the World Trade Center came down in the 9/11 attacks.
He says attacks against women have risen, and the migrants and refugees have made people too scared to leave their homes at night.In Rome’s Riots, Cries for Mussolini and Attacks on Refugees|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, according to a recent World Food Program report (PDF), the estimate has risen to a worst-case scenario of 5.7 million.
Since then, Abilify has risen from the fifth-most-prescribed drug to the top of the heap.Mother’s Little Anti-Psychotic Is Worth $6.9 Billion A Year|Jay Michaelson|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For all around the North Sea and on its bosom have risen races of men to conquer the universe again and again.Roden's Corner|Henry Seton Merriman
He had risen out of his drug-created dreams, and was hot upon the scent of some new problem.The Lock And Key Library|Various
Nicholas followed his eyes, which were directed to some distance behind the chair from which he himself had just risen.The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby|Charles Dickens
Before Louise had risen on the following morning Laura entered her bedroom and handed her an unopened cablegram.The Eddy|Clarence L. Cullen
The sun had now risen, his bright rays glancing across the placid water, which shone like a sheet of burnished gold.The Settlers|William H. G. Kingston
verb rises, rising, rose (rəʊz) or risen (ˈrɪzən) (mainly intr)
Word Origin for rise
past participle of rise (v.); Old English gerisen, past participle of risan.
Old English risan "to rise, rise from sleep, get out of bed; stand up, rise to one's feet; get up from table; rise together; be fit, be proper" (usually arisan; class I strong verb; past tense ras, past participle risen), from Proto-Germanic *us-risanan "to go up" (cf. Old Norse risa, Old Saxon risan, Gothic urreisan "to rise," Old High German risan "to rise, flow," German reisen "to travel," originally "to rise for a journey").
From c.1200 as "move from a lower to a higher position, move upward; increase in number or amount; rise in fortune, prosper; become prominent;" also "rise from the dead." Meaning "come into existence, originate; result (from)" is mid-13c. From early 14c. as "rebel, revolt;" also "occur, happen, come to pass; take place." Related to raise (v.). Related: Rose; risen.
"upward movement," 1570s, from rise (v.). Meaning "a piece of rising ground" is from 1630s. Meaning "spring, source, origin, beginning" is from 1620s. Phrase to get a rise out of (someone) (1829) is a metaphor from angling (1650s).
In addition to the idioms beginning with rise
- rise and shine
- rise from the ashes
- rise in the world
- rise through the ranks
- rise to the bait
- rise to the occasion
- come up (rise in the world)
- get a rise out of
- give birth (rise) to